Senegal Urban Population 1960-2022

Urban population refers to people living in urban areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated using World Bank population estimates and urban ratios from the United Nations World Urbanization Prospects. Aggregation of urban and rural population may not add up to total population because of different country coverages.
  • Senegal urban population for 2021 was 8,357,406, a 3.72% increase from 2020.
  • Senegal urban population for 2020 was 8,057,514, a 3.76% increase from 2019.
  • Senegal urban population for 2019 was 7,765,705, a 3.79% increase from 2018.
  • Senegal urban population for 2018 was 7,481,973, a 3.82% increase from 2017.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Urban Population
Democratic Republic of Congo 42,710,962
Ethiopia 26,137,874
Tanzania 22,111,148
North Korea 16,216,163
Mozambique 12,102,311
Uganda 12,041,476
Yemen 11,752,922
Madagascar 11,145,504
Afghanistan 10,482,295
Syrian Arab Republic 10,257,056
Mali 9,317,712
Senegal 8,357,406
Somalia 7,644,958
Burkina Faso 6,715,693
Haiti 6,690,021
Nepal 6,234,107
Benin 6,097,519
Guinea 5,029,610
Zimbabwe 4,875,224
Niger 4,209,662
Chad 4,022,553
Togo 3,675,996
Sierra Leone 3,531,063
Malawi 3,476,657
Liberia 2,723,391
Tajikistan 2,703,181
South Sudan 2,334,776
Rwanda 2,332,419
Central African Republic 2,098,276
Burundi 1,722,868
Gambia 1,572,291
Guinea-Bissau 899,251
Comoros 263,098
Senegal Urban Population - Historical Data
Year Population % of Total Change
2021 8,357,406 48.60 3.65%
2020 8,057,514 48.12 3.69%
2019 7,765,705 47.65 3.72%
2018 7,481,973 47.19 3.74%
2017 7,207,006 46.74 3.76%
2016 6,941,397 46.30 3.75%
2015 6,685,969 45.86 3.74%
2014 6,440,435 45.44 3.73%
2013 6,204,712 45.02 3.73%
2012 5,977,690 44.60 3.72%
2011 5,759,382 44.19 3.71%
2010 5,549,604 43.77 3.69%
2009 5,348,373 43.36 3.67%
2008 5,155,659 42.95 3.65%
2007 4,971,099 42.54 3.61%
2006 4,794,668 42.12 3.58%
2005 4,626,134 41.71 3.54%
2004 4,465,214 41.31 3.51%
2003 4,311,250 40.90 3.19%
2002 4,175,900 40.61 2.79%
2001 4,061,008 40.46 2.76%
2000 3,950,445 40.32 2.72%
1999 3,844,423 40.18 2.69%
1998 3,742,289 40.03 2.71%
1997 3,642,398 39.89 2.77%
1996 3,542,777 39.75 2.89%
1995 3,441,823 39.61 3.03%
1994 3,339,075 39.46 3.17%
1993 3,234,840 39.32 3.28%
1992 3,130,517 39.18 3.34%
1991 3,027,593 39.04 3.36%
1990 2,927,432 38.90 3.37%
1989 2,830,476 38.76 3.38%
1988 2,736,358 38.61 3.91%
1987 2,631,417 38.27 3.98%
1986 2,528,782 37.91 3.99%
1985 2,429,919 37.55 4.00%
1984 2,334,635 37.19 4.01%
1983 2,242,909 36.83 3.97%
1982 2,155,635 36.48 3.88%
1981 2,073,562 36.12 3.76%
1980 1,997,039 35.77 3.60%
1979 1,926,355 35.42 3.46%
1978 1,860,895 35.07 3.39%
1977 1,798,915 34.72 3.43%
1976 1,738,321 34.37 4.55%
1975 1,661,013 33.69 5.00%
1974 1,580,050 32.94 5.18%
1973 1,500,241 32.19 5.32%
1972 1,422,493 31.45 5.39%
1971 1,347,850 30.72 5.38%
1970 1,277,252 30.00 5.50%
1969 1,208,873 29.25 5.49%
1968 1,144,301 28.51 5.49%
1967 1,083,166 27.78 5.49%
1966 1,025,293 27.06 5.49%
1965 970,475 26.35 5.50%
1964 918,582 25.66 5.49%
1963 869,473 24.97 5.48%
1962 823,095 24.30 5.48%
1961 779,169 23.65 5.49%
1960 737,554 23.00 %